Charter of Corporate Behavior

Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Co., Ltd., recognizing that contributing to society through the pursuit of our Management Philosophy is our social responsibility (CSR) and a prerequisite for sustainable growth, has established the "Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Co., Ltd. Charter of Corporate Behavior" as a guideline for actions to be taken by us, our directors, and employees.

  • Sustainable economic growth and the resolution of social issues
    Develop and provide socially beneficial and safe construction works and solutions through innovation, and strive for sustainable economic growth and the resolution of social issues.
  • Fair disclosure of information and constructive dialogue with stakeholders
    Disclose corporate information actively, effectively and fairly and engage in constructive dialogue with a wide range of stakeholders, with a purpose of enhancing corporate value.
  • Reform of work practices and enhancement of workplace environments
    Realize work practices that will improve the capability of employees and that respect their diversity, character, and personality. Also, provide safe and healthy working environments.
  • Respect for human rights
    Respect human rights and strive to be a company that values people.
  • Fair business practices
    Raise awareness of compliance with laws, social norms, international rules and corporate ethics, and conduct fair, transparent, free competition and appropriate transactions.
  • Involvement in community and contribution to its development
    Recognize the need to contribute to the sound and sustainable development of society, strive to promote social contribution activities, and strive to be a company that is in harmony with society.
  • Engagement in environmental issues
    Recognize the need to contribute to the environment on a global scale, and actively work on environmental conservation, maintenance and improvement.
  • Role of top management and implementation of this Charter
    Top management shall recognize that it is their role to realize the spirit of this Charter, build effective governance systems for the conduct of business, and strive to raise awareness of the Charter's spirit within the corporation and the entire corporate group to achieve its full compliance. Top management should also encourage behavior based on the principles of this Charter within the corporation's supply chain. In the event that the corporation violates the spirit of this Charter and loses the trust of society, top management shall proactively take responsibility to respond to the situation, including resolving the problem, investigating the causes, and preventing the problem from recurring.